Preparing for a new role is always exciting, but especially so when the assignment is leading the United Kingdom’s largest overseas diplomatic network. In normal times, the preceding weeks involve a range of meetings. But these are not normal times.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will only impose another nationwide coronavirus lockdown as a last resort, comparing the tool to “a nuclear deterrent” in a Sunday newspaper interview.
Finally, we must turn our attention back to the countries which seek to define the global conversation. Five of them are permanent members of the UN Security Council – China, Russia, the UK, France and the US.
British lawmakers on Tuesday heaped fresh pressure on the government for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak, calling its testing regime “inadequate” in the early stages.
British columnist Simon Tisdall wrote “Britain is the sick man of Europe,” a reflection by the British themselves on their government’s response to the crisis.
Swathes of Europe began the long process of re-opening from coronavirus lockdowns on Monday. As Britain plotted a path to normality, France and Spain basked in relaxation of restrictions.
UK output is to crash by 14 percent this year on the coronavirus.
British gov’t says easing of coronavirus lockdown measures is likely to be gradual.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to hospital after failing to shake off coronavirus symptoms, as Queen Elizabeth II said a united effort would defeat the outbreak.
UK pledges $4.3 million in aid to support the mine clearing operations: CMAA.
British MP Nadine Dorries, a minister in the health department, has tested positive.
Brexit has happened. But the UK still faces two major choices over the coming year. How will it align its domestic economy with Europe? And how will it continue its global role?
Britain to bring forward a ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles to 2035.
Cambodia’s government is hoping to retain its preferential trade status with the UK.
On Jan 31, the United Kingdom left the European Union. We lost a member of our family. It was a sad moment for us, for European citizens – and, indeed, for many British citizens.
The British Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (BritCham) hosted a UK Study Fair 2020 in Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra.
The British Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (BritCham) hosted The UK Study Fair 2020 in Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra last Wednesday.
This growing sense of nationalism echoes the sentiments that have seen radical changes in Europe’s political leadership.
Asian equities mostly rose and the dollar was subdued.
Cambodia will continue to enjoy preferential trade status in the United Kingdom once it leaves the European Union.
British Airways cancels almost all flights departing and arriving into the UK.
Governments must regulate social networks, not the companies themselves, FB says.
Brexit figurehead Boris Johnson will look to cement his stranglehold of the UK leadership race Wednesday after emerging unscathed from a TV debate against his four remaining rivals.
OPPO, a Chinese smartphone manufacturer, launches its new series in the UK market.
A US senior official recently “warned” the UK on its approval to let Chinese telecoms company Huawei to help build some non-core parts of 5G data network.
Trade driven by increasing demand for Cambodian products in the UK, says Ministry of Commerce.
British construction activity slowed slightly for the second month in a row in March.
Businesses looking for contracts must do more for society, the UK government says.
With the clock ticking inexorably closer to the UK’s official departure date from the EU, the week ahead promises to be a nail-biter. DW’s Rob Mudge takes a look at the key Brexit scenarios.
Divorce can be costly, especially when there is no prenuptial agreement in place. The United Kingdom is finding this out the hard way as it tortuously tries to decouple itself from the European Union.